Wednesday’s Hero

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (SEAL) Marc A. Lee 28 years old from Hood River, Oregon Navy SEAL August 2, 2006 "Marc was amazing. He was my best friend, my love," his widow, Maya, said. Petty Officer Marc A. Lee joined the Navy in 2001 and became an AO after completing Naval Air Technical Training. Later that year he attempted to complete the … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Cpl. Lance M. Thompson 21 years old from Upland, Indiana 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force November 15, 2004 The father of Cpl. Lance Thompson said his son would be proud knowing he fought and died to help Iraqis vote in an election. Cpl. Lance Thompson died in during fighting in Ramadi by a truck … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Hero Was Suggested By Mary Ann Spc. Jeffrey Jamaleldine Company C, 1st Battalion, 77th Armor "How can I say to my sons, stand up for something, fight for what you think is right, if I don't do anything myself?" The Jeffrey Jamaleldine that you speak to today is a complete 180 from the Jeffrey Jamaleldine that you would have spoke to in the … [Read more...]

Wednesdays Hero

Sgt. Antwan L. Walker 22 years old from Tampa, Florida 2nd Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division May 18, 2005 Sgt. Antwan Walker was excited about coming home from Iraq to celebrate his 23rd birthday with his family and friends. His mother, Andrea Pringle, was busy planning the party when an Army official unexpectedly came to her house. She … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]